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A field test using agents for coordination of residential micro-chp

C.J. Warmer, M.P.F. Hommelberg, B. Roossien, J.K. Kok, J.W. Turkstra
2007 2007 International Conference on Intelligent Systems Applications to Power Systems  
Using ICT these μ-CHP units can be integrated into a Smart Power System or Virtual Power Plant.  ...  , Virtual Power Plant, CHP, Smart Grids, Multi Agent Systems, Electronic Markets I.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isap.2007.4441634 fatcat:kzmwzwyi7zag5cg6du6kf7kxaq

A multi-agent system architecture for smart grid management and forecasting of energy demand in virtual power plants

L. Hernandez, C. Baladron, J. M. Aguiar, B. Carro, A. Sanchez-Esguevillas, Jaime Lloret, D. Chinarro, J. J. Gomez-Sanz, D. Cook
2013 IEEE Communications Magazine  
This paper presents a Multi-Agent System model for Virtual Power Plants, a new power plant concept in which generation no longer occurs in big installations, but is the result of the cooperation of smaller  ...  energy demand of domestic end users, the results of which are also shown in this paper.  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to express our thanks to the coordinators of the project OptimaGrid  ... 
doi:10.1109/mcom.2013.6400446 fatcat:oyrdur7msbdl3mokezkdbutyra

Supporting Renewable Power Supply Through Distributed Coordination of Energy Resources [chapter]

Michael Sonnenschein, Christian Hinrichs, Astrid Nieße, Ute Vogel
2014 Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing  
Dynamical Virtual Power Plants (DVPP) are introduced as a first prototype of distributed controlled components of a Smart Grid.  ...  We suggest distributed, agent-based and selforganized control algorithms for distributed units in a "Smart Grid" as a promising but challenging solution.  ...  Acknowledgments Parts of this work have been funded by the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture through the 'Niedersächsisches Vorab' grant programme (grant ZN 2764 / 2896).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-09228-7_23 fatcat:iisc26vvubaenlw7acnn54yumy

Applications, Operational Architectures and Development of Virtual Power Plants as a Strategy to Facilitate the Integration of Distributed Energy Resources

Juan C. Sarmiento-Vintimilla, Esther Torres, Dunixe Marene Larruskain, María José Pérez-Molina
2022 Energies  
In this article, we focus on the development and scope of virtual power plants (VPPs) as a strategy to facilitate the integration of distributed energy resources (DERs) in the power system.  ...  Then, we analyze the coordination of VPPs with the system operators and their commercial integration in the electricity markets.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en15030775 fatcat:ezi5zghkqbgy7n5yvmtkr5epki

Coordinating Energy Based Business Models and Customer Empowerment in Future Smart Grids [chapter]

Shahid Hussain, Rune Gustavsson
2011 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
Future sustainable energy systems are in focus of several national and international R&D programs.  ...  Our suggestion of SLA-Agents experimental facility is aiming at filling some of those shortcomings, not the least issues related to trust by stakeholders.  ...  Having validated architectures and mechanisms of SLA-based coordination on SLA-Agents we can in a structured way deploy some of the virtualized components into physically grounded components of a virtual  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-19322-4_6 fatcat:3oyv2trj5vbvjblu5fikt5nwse

Smart Grid - a reliability perspective

Khosrow Moslehi, Ranjit Kumar
2010 2010 Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT)  
The paper critically reviews the reliability impacts of major smart grid resources such as renewables, demand response, storage.  ...  Increasing complexity of power grids, growing demand, and requirement for greater grid reliability, security and efficiency as well as environmental and energy sustainability concerns continue to highlight  ...  Such integration may occur at any location in the grid ranging from the retail consumer premises to centralized plants.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isgt.2010.5434765 fatcat:g7yu3zzwhbhm5czpfwwrxynj6u

Systematic Categorization of Optimization Strategies for Virtual Power Plants

Amit Kumer Podder, Sayemul Islam, Nallapaneni Manoj Kumar, Aneesh A. Chand, Pulivarthi Nageswara Rao, Kushal A. Prasad, T. Logeswaran, Kabir A. Mamun
2020 Energies  
Furthermore, to lessen the uncertainties of distributed energy management systems, a decentralized energy management system named virtual power plant (VPP) plays a significant role.  ...  The uncertainties of market prices, load demand, and power distribution in the VPP system are mentioned and analyzed to maximize the system profits with minimum cost.  ...  Figure 13 . 13 A multi-agent system-based co-ordination between the virtual power plant and electricity markets (Note: PV-photovoltaics; VPP-virtual power plants; MAS-multi agent system).  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13236251 fatcat:fjvtblmmbbemvmiqcg5q6kog6e

Towards the next generation of smart grids: Semantic and holonic multi-agent management of distributed energy resources

Shaun Howell, Yacine Rezgui, Jean-Laurent Hippolyte, Bejay Jayan, Haijiang Li
2017 Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews  
This promotes the systemic features of autonomy, belonging, connectivity, diversity and emergence, and balances global and local system objectives, through adaptive control topologies and demand responsive  ...  This includes a discussion of modern concepts such as 'smart grid', 'microgrid', 'virtual power plant' and 'multi-energy system', and the relationships between them, as well as the trends towards distributed  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to acknowledge the financial support of the European Commission under the FP7 RESILIENT (grant number 314671) and MAS2TERING (grant number 619682) projects, as well  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.rser.2017.03.107 fatcat:rwbvderau5estlsfoexoqzo2za

Intelligence in Electricity Networks for Embedding Renewables and Distributed Generation [chapter]

J. K. Kok, M. J. J. Scheepers, I. G. Kamphuis
2009 Intelligent Infrastructures  
At the same time, introducing more combined heat and power generation (CHP) couples electricity production to heat demand patterns.  ...  In order to exert this type of control, alignment of power systems with communication network technology as well as computer hardware and software in shared information architectures will be necessary.  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would like to thank everyone who contributed in some way to the development of the PowerMatcher technology and/or the field test results presented in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-90-481-3598-1_8 fatcat:3vbc6r4ifvh5fkotpoay4xnjji

Novel Conceptual Architecture for the Next-Generation Electricity Markets to Enhance a Large Penetration of Renewable Energy [chapter]

Javier Rodríguez-García, David Ribó-Pérez, Carlos Álvarez-Bel, Elisa Peñalvo-López
2020 Advances in Energy Research  
In this context, smart grids represent the future of power systems for efficiently integrating renewable energy sources and active consumer participation.  ...  Recently, different studies were performed that defined the conceptual architecture of power systems and their agents.  ...  and data to agents such as aggregators and virtual power plants (VPPs).  ... 
doi:10.37247/aer.1.2020.16 fatcat:ntxcjrjvgrfhdlvag7xjxfkofa

Demand Management with Energy Generation and Storage in Collectives [chapter]

Ronghuo Zheng, Ying Xu, Nilanjan Chakraborty, Michael Lewis, Katia Sycara
2015 Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing  
We develop an iterative coordination algorithm in which the coordinator makes the storage decision and shapes the demands of the consumers by designing a virtual price signal for the agents.  ...  In this paper, we focus on demand side management in consumer collectives with community owned renewable energy generation and storage facilities for effective integration of renewable energy with the  ...  Effective integration of renewable energy should be able to not only reduce aggregate demand for the energy generated by fossil fuel, but also to reduce peak demand from the traditional power plants.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-19515-5_29 fatcat:ofcskmq4drbrxjyvxokec4xd4m

Paving the Path for Two-sided Energy Markets: An Overview of Different Approaches

Mohsen Khorasany, Reza Razzaghi, Ali Dorri, Raja Jurdak, Pierluigi Siano
2020 IEEE Access  
An overview of different approaches that lay the groundwork for two-sided markets, including demand response (DR), virtual power plants (VPPs), peer-to-peer (P2P) trading, and transactive energy (TE) is  ...  INDEX TERMS Demand response, distributed energy resources (DER), negawatt trading, peer-to-peer (P2P) trading, transactive energy (TE), two-sided market, virtual power plant (VPP).  ...  An alternative approach for integrating DER and flexible loads in twosided markets is to orchestrate and coordinate them as a virtual power plant (VPP) [6] .  ... 
doi:10.1109/access.2020.3040391 fatcat:4bj7xtwhqzbhjhevbwfvzmmz24

Novel Conceptual Architecture for the Next-Generation Electricity Markets to Enhance a Large Penetration of Renewable Energy

Rodríguez-García, Ribó-Pérez, Álvarez-Bel, Peñalvo-López
2019 Energies  
In this context, smart grids represent the future of power systems for efficiently integrating renewable energy sources and active consumer participation.  ...  Recently, different studies were performed that defined the conceptual architecture of power systems and their agents.  ...  Highly correlated with smart grid development, the three novel agents of aggregator, storage, and virtual power plant (VPP) are being developed.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en12132605 fatcat:mv7mgdoyyraxpmh2itoxttqdae

A Framework for Qualifying and Evaluating Smart Grids Approaches: Focus on Multi-Agent Technologies

Gillian Basso, Nicolas Gaud, Franck Gechter, Vincent Hilaire, Fabrice Lauri
2013 Smart Grid and Renewable Energy  
SG can efficiently control power flows by means of Information Technology (IT), integrating not only the supply side but also the demand side and all the devices that allow the distribution of power.  ...  Multi-Agent Systems (MAS) constitute a possible technology that can be applied to control and monitor the operation of power grids.  ...  The first article tackles a problem of demand-side management. The second article deals with virtual power plants.  ... 
doi:10.4236/sgre.2013.44040 fatcat:c4gfi6c2mnfytln4voqiq6vzyq

Agent-Based Services for Building Markets in Distributed Energy Environments

I. Lopez Rodriguez, M. Hernández Tejera
2010 The Renewable Energies and Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ)  
To this end, recent works propose creating energy micromarkets in which producers and consumers are capable of negotiating their interests by using autonomous software entities.  ...  Specifically, this paper highlight a set of technological and structural challenges that implies the integration of agents with distributed energy networks and, as a result, it concludes that new contributions  ...  Virtual Production: A broker agent can act on representation of many physically distributed supply units (many local agents), thereby shaping Virtual Power Plants.  ... 
doi:10.24084/repqj08.367 fatcat:pyco4gttmzfjrhbc6inlmyoxyu
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